A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 40 kilometers (25 miles) from Naha-shi in Japan. Exact time and date of earthquake 25/05/18 / 2018-05-25 10:06:46 / May 25, 2018 @ 10:06 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 18:06:46 / 6:06 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 59.98 km (37 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us1000ebvj. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000ebvj. Exact location of earthquake, 127.3469° East, 26.4266° North, depth 59.98 km.
Earthquake epicenter was 41 km (25 miles) from Naha-shi (c. 300 800 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Okinawa (c. 125 500 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Ginowan (c. 91 800 pop), 52 km (33 miles) from Gushikawa (c. 65 300 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Nago (c. 59 600 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Itoman (c. 57 200 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Tomigusuku (c. 55 700 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Nago, Katsuren-haebaru, Gushikawa (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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